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WHAT IS A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Student Ambassador is the primary student contact between the public and SUNY New Paltz in the area of Undergraduate Admission. A Student Ambassador is charged with serving as a host to visiting prospective students and their families as well as providing guidance and information over the phone and through e-mail.

 

WHAT ARE THE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES?

  • Host prospective students and their families on weekly walking tours of campus.
  • Host campus visits on select weekends throughout the academic year.
  • Work Open House in the Fall and two Accepted Student Open Houses in the Spring.

 

WHO CAN APPLY?

Anyone who is a full-time undergraduate student, resides on campus, and will have sophomore standing for the semester they are applying for.

  

WHAT KIND OF PERSON MAKES A GOOD STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

  • Someone who genuinely loves to be part of the SUNY New Paltz community.
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their experiences with others.
  • Someone who is articulate, has good oral and written communication skills, and understands the meaning and importance of professionalism and outstanding customer service.

 

WHAT ELSE IS EXPECTED OF A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Each Student Ambassador is expected to carry out all tasks assigned to them in an exemplary manner. It is also expected that all Student Ambassadors hold a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

 

HOW DO I APPLY?

We are no longer taking applications at this time.  Please check back in February of our Spring 2020 semester.

 

QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT:

Kimberly Gallagher
Associate Director of Freshman Admission
Coordinator of Campus Visits
gallaghk@newpaltz.edu
(845)257-3201

 

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